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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Malebranche, Nicolas, 1638-1715,
  • Philosophy, British -- 18th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementCharles J. McCracken.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB1897 .M35 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 349 p. ;
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3488582M
ISBN 100198246641
LC Control Number82008259

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Book Description Nicolas Malebranche () is one of the most important philosophers of the seventeenth century after Descartes. A pioneer of rationalism, he was one of the first to champion and to further Cartesian ideas. Cambridge Core - Early Modern Philosophy - The Cambridge Companion to Malebranche - edited by Steven Nadler Skip to main content We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites.   The French philosopher and theologian Nicholas Malebranche was one of the most important thinkers of the early modern period. A bold and unorthodox thinker, he tried to synthesize the new philosophy of Descartes with the religious Platonism. This is the first collection of essays to address Malebranche's thought comprehensively and s: 1. Malebranche replied in a short preface added to that second volume, and then, in the third edition, he added 50% to the already considerable size of the book with a sequence of (eventually) seventeen Elucidations. These responded to further criticisms, but they also expanded on the original arguments, and developed them in new ways.

branche and British Philosophy is one more sign of an accelerating aware- ness of the importance of Malebranche, I and it should make an important contribution to the continued growth of that awareness.   –––, , “Occasionalism and Mechanism: Fontenelle’s Objections to Malebranche,” British Journal for the History of Philosophy, – –––, , “Malebranche and Leibniz on the Best of All Possible Worlds,” Southern Journal of Philosophy, 28–   Buy Malebranche: Dialogues Metaphysics (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy) by Jolley/Scott (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1.   “Malebranche and the Individuation of Perceptual Objects,” in Individuation and Identity in Early Modern Philosophy, K. Barber and J. Gracia (eds.), Albany: State .